## Statistics without tears: a primer for non-mathematiciansThis book is written in the belief that the basic concepts of statistics can be learned without having to perform calculations. It provides an introduction to the main concepts and terminology of statistics, providing the student with the ideas of the subject before getting involved in the associated calculations. |

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### Contents

Introduction | 9 |

Describing our sample | 28 |

Summarizing our data | 38 |

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Statistics Without Tears: An Introduction for Non-mathematicians Derek Rowntree No preview available - 2000 |

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